Translated by Begüm ERGİNBAY
Gathering diabetic children, camp aims to show that it is possible to live happily with diabetes, to be self-confident and to establish friendships. As one of the first health camps for children in Turkey, camp provided professors, associate professors and specialisst besides nurses, dietitians, psychologists, psychiatrists as volunteers.
Sponsored by Aygaz, organized for the 23rd time, camp gave children instructions about main reasons of hypo and hypoglycaemia, clinical findings, measurements, glucose chitin search in blood and urine analysis, insulin types, effects, injection techniques, sports and exercise habits, eating habits and complications in diabetes.
Children found the opportunity to learn how to live with diabetes and to meet and socialize with each other.